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1896 WGM

Frances Montayne Worthy Grand Matron 1896 - 1897
Frances Montayne Worthy Grand Matron 1896 – 1897

FOURTH SESSION – SUSQUEHANNA NOVEMBER 1897

8 Chapters
Membership – 680
Attendance – 30 Voting Members

Credentials Report
Chapters Represented 7
Entitled To Vote 38
8 Proxies

250 Copies Of The Proceedings Were Printed At A Cost Of $86.00.

William H. Saunders Was Appointed The First Worthy Grand Sentinel Of Grand Chapter Of Pennsylvania In 1894, And Served In That Capacity Until He Was Elected Worthy Grand Patron In 1896.

1896 WGP

William H. Saunders Worthy Grand Patron 1896 - 1897
William H. Saunders Worthy Grand Patron 1896 – 1897

FOURTH SESSION – SUSQUEHANNA NOVEMBER 1897

8 Chapters
Membership – 680
Attendance – 30 Voting Members

Credentials Report
Chapters Represented 7
Entitled To Vote 38
8 Proxies

250 Copies Of The Proceedings Were Printed At A Cost Of $86.00.

William H. Saunders Was Appointed The First Worthy Grand Sentinel Of Grand Chapter Of Pennsylvania In 1894, And Served In That Capacity Until He Was Elected Worthy Grand Patron In 1896.

1895 WGM

Rata A Mills Worthy Grand Matron 1895 - 1896
Rata A Mills Worthy Grand Matron 1895 – 1896

THIRD SESSION – PITTSTON, NOVEMBER 1896

5 Chapters
Membership – 521
Attendance – 30 Voting Members,
4 Proxies

The Worthy Grand Matron Visited Three Chapters.

The Worthy Grand Matron Recommended That A “Deputy” Be Appointed In Each Subordinate Chapter, Whose Duty Would Be To Represent The Worthy Grand Matron Or Worthy Grand Patron

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1895 WGP

Andrew R. Holmes Worth Grand-Patron 1895 - 1896
Andrew R. Holmes Worth Grand-Patron 1895 – 1896

THIRD SESSION – PITTSTON, NOVEMBER 1896

5 Chapters
Membership – 521
Attendance – 30 Voting Members,
4 Proxies

The Worthy Grand Matron Visited Three Chapters.

The Worthy Grand Matron Recommended That A “Deputy” Be Appointed In Each Subordinate Chapter, Whose Duty Would Be To Represent The Worthy Grand Matron Or Worthy Grand Patron

1894 WGM

Annette Gorman Worthy Grand Matron 1894 - 1895
Annette Gorman Worthy Grand Matron 1894 – 1895

SECOND SESSION: PHILADELPHIA, NOVEMBER 1895

5 Chapters
Membership – 476

Receipts For The Year – $193.00
Expenses- $121.72
Cash On Hand – $71.28

The First Year Was Not Fruitful In The Organization Of New Chapters. The Fraternity Of Free Masonry, Who Should Have Been Our Warmest Supporters, Were Hostile To Our Order And Even Threatened Our Existence. Our Order Required All The Fortitude And Patience Portrayed In The Life Of Electa To Survive.

A Meeting To Organize The Grand Chapter Of Pennsylvania Was Held November 22,1894. This Meeting Was Considered The First Session.

The Five Chapters Represented At The First Session To Form The Grand Chapter Of Pennsylvania Were:
–    Wyoming No. 1
–    Keystone No. 2
–    Martha Washington No. 3
–    St. John’s No. 4
–    Canawacta No. 5

1894 WGP

Philip C. Schaffer Worthy Grand Patron 1894 - 1895
Philip C. Schaffer Worthy Grand Patron 1894 – 1895

SECOND SESSION: PHILADELPHIA, NOVEMBER 1895

5 Chapters
Membership – 476

Receipts For The Year – $193.00
Expenses- $121.72
Cash On Hand – $71.28

The First Year Was Not Fruitful In The Organization Of New Chapters. The Fraternity Of Free Masonry, Who Should Have Been Our Warmest Supporters, Were Hostile To Our Order And Even Threatened Our Existence. Our Order Required All The Fortitude And Patience Portrayed In The Life Of Electa To Survive.

A Meeting To Organize The Grand Chapter Of Pennsylvania Was Held November 22,1894. This Meeting Was Considered The First Session.

The Five Chapters Represented At The First Session To Form The Grand Chapter Of Pennsylvania Were:
–    Wyoming No. 1
–    Keystone No. 2
–    Martha Washington No. 3
–    St. John’s No. 4
–    Canawacta No. 5